SLATE Announces Dates for January Job Seeker Workshops

No-cost workshops build confidence in job seekers entering employment

January 3, 2012 | 2 min reading time

This article is 10 years old. It was published on January 3, 2012.

SLATE MISSOURI CAREER CENTER unveiled its lineup of January 2012 workshops designed to help job seekers to find employment. Each course offers competitive advantages to anyone in the job market. Attendees will learn how to prepare an effective resume and learn new interview skills that will help them to get the job they want. The workshops are offered at no-cost, but seating is limited and a referral from a SLATE staff member is required to attend. The following workshops are available:

Resume Preparation:
This workshop will explain the importance of resumes and cover letters; discuss the different types of resumes and their components; help you to identify the skills needed for a desired position; and effective methods of conveying job-related and transferable skills.

Workplace Readiness:
Discover what employers are looking for when they hire a new employee; learn how to prepare and conduct an effective job search using a variety of methods and tips on online applications. Learn why the employers don’t respond to your resume and what can you do about it. Practice your interviewing skills and more.

Interview Process:
Identify techniques for creating a positive first impression during the interview process. Review commonly asked interview questions; discuss answers to difficult interview questions. Learn about the different types of interview with tips and strategies for each.

To register for these workshops, visit SLATE Missouri Career Center at either of its two locations, and ask to talk to an Employment and Training Advisor. For a complete schedule of all no cost workshops offered at SLATE, visit and select the Downtown or Central West End location on your right, then click Schedule of Prep Sessions (in PDF).

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